The co-op bookstore for avid readers
Book Cover for: The Life And Works Of Winslow Homer, William Howe Downes

The Life And Works Of Winslow Homer

William Howe Downes

""The Life and Works of Winslow Homer"" by William Howe Downes is a comprehensive biography and critical analysis of the famous American artist Winslow Homer. The book delves into Homer's life, starting with his childhood in Boston and his early training as an artist. It then follows his career as he becomes one of the most prominent and influential artists of his time, with a focus on his development as a painter of seascapes, landscapes, and figures.The book also provides a detailed examination of Homer's artistic techniques and style, as well as his contribution to the development of American art. Downes explores Homer's use of color, light, and composition, and how his work reflected the changing social and cultural landscape of America in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.In addition to the biographical and critical analysis, the book includes numerous reproductions of Homer's paintings, sketches, and drawings, allowing readers to appreciate the beauty and power of his art firsthand. Overall, ""The Life and Works of Winslow Homer"" is an essential read for anyone interested in American art, history, and culture.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: Jul 9th, 2006
  • Pages: 416
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.93in - 1.34lb
  • EAN: 9781428635432
  • Categories: GeneralArtists, Architects, PhotographersAncient & Classical